About Brandi Gilbert

Dr. Brandi Gilbert has extensive research, evaluation, and technical experience in community resilience, particularly around helping children and families prepare for and respond to chronic and acute stressors. Brandi joined Community Science from the Urban Institute, where she focused on researching and evaluating disaster preparedness and response initiatives. In her past work, she has led studies on the disaster recovery of youth, examining the long-term impacts of Hurricane Katrina on adolescents and the effects of the 2010 BP oil spill on children and families in Gulf Coast communities. Additionally, Brandi serves in a range of national leadership positions with the American Evaluation Association, including the Graduate Education Diversity Internship Program.
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